Snug Harbor presents
Friday September 22nd, 2023 8:00pm (Doors: 7:00pm)

A versatile jazz trumpeter based in New Orleans, Ashlin Parker is sought after for big band, small ensemble, and solo performances alike.  He has played with various ensembles at jazz festivals and clubs in over 20 countries around the world.

Ashlin leads the rising contemporary collective Trumpet Mafia and plays regularly with ensembles from New Orleans, such as the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Bill Summers & Jazsalsa, and formerly held the trumpet position in the late, great Ellis Marsalis Quintet. He has also played with notable musicians such as Ellis Marsalis Jr, Jason Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Herlin Riley, Roland Guerin, Leroy Jones, Derek Douget, Adonis Rose, Dr. John, Karl Denson, Igor Butman, and Nicholas Payton, as well as vocalists Rafael Saadiq, he O’Jays, Anthony Hamilton, PJ Morton, Aretha Franklin, Quiana Lynell, Tiffany Austin, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Ashlin appears on more than 30 albums with other musicians and has featured solos on albums such as the NOJO’s Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint  and Live at Newport, Tiffany Austin’s Unbroken, Ellis Marsalis’ Ellis Marsalis Quintet plays Ellis Marsalis, and Jason Marsalis’ Heirs of the Crescent City.  In addition to teaching private lessons and leading master classes at many schools throughout the US, Ashlin teaches children and teenagers at the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, applied jazz trumpet lessons at the University of New Orleans, and serves as a Professor of Practice at Tulane University.

Honors include sharing in the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble for the NOJO’s debut album, Book One. Trumpet Mafia won the OffBeat Magazine’s 2017 Best of the Beat Award: Emerging Artist of the Year, and Ashlin also won the French Quarter Festival's 2018 Spirit of Satchmo Award.

Tonight, we are excited to welcome Ashlin back to the Snug stage for the first time in a while as he presents the Ashlin Parker Quintet, featuring:
Ashlin Parker - trumpet
Derek Douget - saxophone
Victor Campbell - piano
Nick Salcido - bass
Jafet Perez - drums
Shows at 8pm & 10pm. 
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. 

Restaurant is open 5pm - 11pm for dinner before or after your showtime
Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations for the Dining Room online via OpenTable.com !  Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner by Emailing info@snugjazz.com after your tickets have been purchased online. 

Kind Reminder:  Snug Harbor does NOT serve food inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive at least 90 Minutes prior to your showtime in order to enjoy full, relaxing dinner service in the Dining Room right next door, before getting seated for your show.